Turkish will Be More Popular in South Korea

In order to teach Turkish in South Korea more effectively, Yunus Emre Institute will cooperate with the Critical Foreign Languages Promotion Agency operating under Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. The cooperation agreement will ensure that Turkish is more commonly spoken in South Korea.

A cooperation agreement was signed between the Critical Foreign Languages Promotion Agency (CFL), which operates as part of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), and Seoul Yunus Emre Institute (YEE) in order to contribute to a more effective promotion and teaching of Turkish in South Korea.

The signing ceremony was held in the multi-purpose hall of Seoul Yunus Emre Institute. The agreement provides for an organic cooperation on Turkish education between the two institutions as well as the development and implementation of exclusive joint promotion projects.



The cooperation between the two institutions started through the free online Turkish courses held between 4 August and 10 September 2020 with the participation of 70 trainees.

Güney Kore'de Türk dilinde uzmanlaşmak isteyen üniversite öğrencilerine çevrim içi eğitim olanakları sunulacak.

Within the framework of the new programs that will be implemented as of November, university students who want to specialize in the Turkish language will be offered online education opportunities. The number and variety of programs aimed at bridging the learning gaps of students who cannot go to Turkey due to travel restrictions in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic will be increased. 


Students will also enjoy the opportunity to participate in workshops offered by the Institute to experience Turkish culture.

The Critical Foreign Languages Promotion Agency was established with the support of the Ministry of National Education and the Institute of International Education pursuant to the Law on Supporting the Teaching of Critical Foreign Languages in South Korea and the Implementing Decree thereof. The Promotion Agency runs promotion and development projects in many languages including Mongolian, Uzbek, Persian, Malay, Indonesian, Thai, Portuguese, Polish, Hungarian and Hindi.